Jan 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
, house speaker john boehner gave in to intense pressure from fellow republicans. boehner had canceled a vote last night on an aid package to help the victims of superstorm sandy. republicans from new york and new jersey could barely contain their anger. >> there's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of those innocent victims. the house majority and their speaker, john boehner. >> the speaker is now scheduled to vote on friday for a $9 billion bill to help pay for flood and insurance claims. a vote on another $51 billion bill is expected in two weeks. >>> california's efforts to crackdown on carbon emissions is now the law. businesses, including oil refineries are supposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the end of the decade. to do this some companies a turning to trash. the california chamber of commerce is fighting the law, with a lawsuit against the state. >>> a big jump in measles in pakistan. the religious reason behind the spike. plus, banning underweight models. the country where thin is no longer in. >> get ready for a chilly start tomorrow
Dec 28, 2012 11:30pm PST
john boehner and nancy pelosi met with president obama today. the president called on top senators to craft a deal and get it past this weekend for presentation to the house. >> i still want to get this done. it's the right thing to do for our families, for our businesses and the entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> so we'll be working hard to see if we with get there in the next 24 hours so i'm hopeful and optimistic. >>> senator mitch mcconnel called the meeting with president obama good. taxes go up for all americans and traásic cuts will hit -- and drastic cuts will hit the national budget. >>> the dow fell 158 points, and the nasdaq fell 25 points. >> they may you know want to do something illegal just to put food on the table. >> coming up in 18 minutes finally strapped the hundreds of thousands of people set to feel the impact of the financial cliff starting tomorrow. >>> a sixth suspect has now been charged in connection with a beating and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in co
Dec 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
congressional leaders last night and today house speaker john boehner said the house will convene on sunday leaving less than 48 hours to come up with a deal. >> it's the count down to midnight. the start of a new year. but this year president, the american people are waiting for the ball to drop but it's not going a good drop. >> republicans aren't about to write a blank check for anything senate democrats put forward just because we find ourselves at the edge of the cliff. >> off the senate floor, mitch mcconnell appears to be more flexible. the senator sent an e-mail suggesting he's negotiating an acceptable deal with the white house. >>> stocks rebounded today on news that the house would reconvene on the fiscal cliff after diving more than 150 points the dow bounced back to lose only 18 points. it was the fourth straight day of losses. >> i don't know there's a word to describe how -- the public is going to be. >> why california is going to take an extra hit if we go over the fiscal cliff. >>> new at 10:00, a man was critically wounded at a shooting in an east b.a.r.t. station.